Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor. He is known for such hits as "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, and he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene such as Shel Silverstein. In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup "The Highwaymen". In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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Feeling Mortal 2013
Reviewed by Paul Whitelaw
A streak of warm-hearted defiance courses through Kristofferson’s 28th album.
Reviewed by Ninian Dunnett
An intimate eavesdrop on the restless spirit that changed country music.
Closer to the Bone 2009
Reviewed by Rob Crossan
An album that only adds to Kristofferson’s phenomenal legacy.